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May 28, 2020
Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted At Rural Rocky View MD, Rural Rocky View County


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Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted At 108 8400 Blackfoot TR SW in Calgary


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Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted At 64 7930 Bowness RD NW in Calgary


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Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted At 5019 1 ST NW in Calgary


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Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted At 2732 BRENTWOOD BV NW in Calgary


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Here is a New Business Listing at #address. If you would like further information or a tour of the site please call me at (403) 259-8210 #.
Unique is the only word you can use to describe this wonderful business, it has been lovingly built over years and has great following. There have been others that have come and gone over the years but this one has stood the test of time because of their commitment to creating a great customer experience. This is an authentic Tea House with all of the right things to make it one of the only true Tea House experiences in Southern Alberta. A large selection of tea’s from all over the world that you can try by the pot at the perfect temperature or that you can buy the loose leaves and take them home. It has nothing but potential to grow the business with the addition of a larger menu and some creative marketing. The current owners are ready...
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Here is a New Business Listing at #address. If you would like further information or a tour of the site please call me at (403) 259-8210 #.

This fantastic facility was just built, but the owners have a business opportunity that they would like to pursue outside the province. It has everything that you could want in a restaurant, garage doors to bring the outside inside on those sunny days. It has a state of the art kitchen with everything you need to do any sort of menu. The main room is open and has a medium size bar that can easily serve the 80 seats.

Outside there is a fantastic patio and courtyard, with landscaping that will grow in this year to make the patio even better. There is also a fully self-contained BBQ Shack built in a shipping container, the cool factor is off the charts! The crown on this Bowness jewel is the old trolley car purchased from Heritage Park and...

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Here is a New Business Listing at #address. If you would like further information or a tour of the site please call me at (403) 259-8210 #.

Pubs in South Calgary are not easy to come by

If you are looking for a pub in a great neighbourhood with tons of traffic and lots of parking this is a perfect fit. It is in a major power cetnre with huge national anchor tenants giving you lots of consumer traffic every day of the week. The interior is warm and inviting with lots of wood, making it comfortable for your customers. The facility is well taken care of with a focus on cleanliness. It is very well laid out and has a great bar with lots of seats at the wood.

The kitchen is excellent with lots of equipment and capable of producing good volume and a potential for catering as well. Give me a call and we can set up a tour of this great South Calgary pub.

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Here is a New Business Listing at #address. If you would like further information or a tour of the site please call me at (403) 259-8210 #.
This is a perfect business for a young entrepreneur or a couple of partners. It is well equipped and well maintained. It has been in this location for many years and has a strong track record and a very large database of customers. There is room to grow the retail products business with the addition of more complimentary products in the lotions and creams. The location is in the heart of a residential area, but in a shopping centre with lots of traffic and surface parking at the door. There is a large civic recreation centre and a high school in walking distance. There is a spray tan booth as well as traditional tanning beds, and there is a Lash business in the store as well for an additional revenue stream. The business generates a good...
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Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted At 5019 1 ST NW in Calgary


Here is a new listing that I am happy to post at 5019 1 ST NW in Calgary.
Huge opportunity! Solid bungalow located in the northwest community of Thorncliffe on a large lot with west facing backyard. The upper level features two bedrooms, main four-piece bathroom, kitchen, dining, and living room. Large windows allow for loads of natural light. Hardwood floor throughout the main level. The partially developed basement is divided up into a rec-room, potential den or home office, storage room, and laundry room. Rear deck overlooks the large west facing rear yard. Carport parking is accessed from a front driveway. Ideally located steps from multiple schools, numerous parks, multiple amenities, public transit, and only minutes from the downtown core. This property requires some TLC but is perfect for a homeowner, renovated or investor, view it today.
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Covid 19 Payroll Subsidy Info
For employers, we are getting more detail on the payroll subsidy:
https://www.singleton.com/2020/03/covid-19-the-canada-emergency-wage-subsidy/
  • $847 per employee per week or 75% of up to $58,700 salary, whichever is less
  • Still retroactive to March 15 (so far)
  • Expectation is that you don’t cut employee wages
  • Business must demonstrate/prove a minimum revenue loss of 30%
  • Federal government will be introducing severe penalties for abuse of the program
  • Application process expected to be announced within the next 2 weeks
  • No limit on business size

For those who were considering using the job-sharing option, this is now, for most businesses, a better option.


Next Steps:  I have started building detailed 90-day business financial plans for some of you.  This provides a specific list of actions based on your own financial P&L statements that includes estimating the impact of using the government programs and includes a list of other actions you can do to help your business weather the storm.  If any of you are interested in having this done for your business, contact me.

 

If any of you will need a business loan to survive a prolonged event, but would not otherwise qualify for a loan, there is money available from the government.  https://www.bdc.ca/en/pages/special-support.aspx.  


Small businesses with a payroll between $50K to $1M should look to the Canada Emergency Business Account https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/additional-support-for-canadian-businesses-from-the-economic-impact-of-covid-19.html  As described in my emails last week, this if interest-free, $40,000 where you can be forgiven up to $10,000 if you pay it back before the end of 2022.


Here is a description of the application process and the questions you will likely be asked https://www.krp.ca/lending-rules-for-bdc-covid-19-relief-program-take-shape


This is the last week you have to re-plan your businesses for the next 2-3 months to stay in front of the situation.  If you don’t know what you need to be doing and how much of it you need to be doing, please contact me.   I want to see you all survive this event as best as possible!


Next 2 weeks, the focus will need to shift to full-implementation of that plan and start looking for short-term business opportunities with customers who are less impacted by COVID-19.  This is a very tactical that looks a lot like war-time situation management.   Even with a plan, the situation going forward will be fluid (some good, some bad).


Later in April,  your planning will need to focus on re-positioning your businesses to be ready to sling-shot out of this event! 

 

Please continue to pay strict attention to all of the hygiene/safety recommendations and emotional/mental health issues discussed here over the past two weeks!   Let’s do everything we can to keep our employees, customers, suppliers an colleagues healthy so we can all get back to work faster!


Pete Baran                           |       403-973-3531
Chief Business Mechanic  |       Blueneck Consulting Inc.
www.blueneck.ca

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COVID 19 - The Emerging "Stress Factor"

In talking to many of you this week, the number one emerging issue is stress.   The rapid rate of change being imposed on us, our employees, suppliers and customers is unprecedented.  The uncertainty regarding our health, both physical and financial, stemming from a dangerous virus racing around the globe is overwhelming many people.


The result is often emotional – anxiety, fear, and depression.  This in turn impacts morale and mental health, both yours and everyone you work with – the ones working on-site, the ones working remotely and the ones now on EI waiting to come back.


They need your leadership.  This is not the zombie apocalypse because we can do a lot to get this under control.  Four things to consider:


  1. Calgary and Edmonton are very different from New York or Milan who have 7.5-10,000 people per km2.  We have only 1,300 (natural advantage in physical distancing).

  2. Calgary and other Albertans are generally following physical distancing and self-isolation, except for a few ass-hole snow birds who now face fines of up to $750,000 and 6 months in jail if they don’t go straight home and self-isolate (today’s news).

  3. Alberta has been aggressively testing our people at four times the rate of Quebec.  We got ahead of this thing early.

  4. Toilet paper is on it’s way.  They are making more.


Human beings are hard-wired to be social. Remember to reach out to a friend, colleague, employee, customer or supplier to see how they are doing (phone, text, facetime, video meetings, email even).   There is no reason physical distancing needs to become human isolation. 


Here are three resources to help you deal with stressed out employees, colleagues, suppliers and customers.  More in the coming days:


  • Calgary Chamber of Commerce Webinar:

Employee Morale: Mental Health & Resiliency for your employees
Friday, March, 28, 2020 11:00 MST
Nicolas Beique, Helcim and Usman Tahir Jutt, Chirp Foods Inc. — O/A McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited, will discuss how to build resilient employees and support mental health through a crisis.



"When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."

Franklin D. Roosevelt


Pete Baran                           |       403-973-3531

Chief Business Mechanic  |       Blueneck Consulting Inc.

www.blueneck.ca

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